Pruning or the removal of large trees can be dangerous work. It is important to hire a professional Arborist for your own safety, the safety others ,your property and your neighbour’s property. A professional Arborist will provide a trained crew with all the required safety equipment and appropriate insurances.

Banksia Arborcare has been in business for over 15 years & is a member of the NAAA (National Arborist Association of Australia) . Our work is to the highest safety standards, and complies to the Australian Standard AS 4373 (Pruning of Amenity Tree. We have public liability insurance to $20M and qualifications in Arboriculture, Tree Surgery, Horticulture and Landscaping.

When selecting an Arborist always,

  1. Check for membership of professional organizations such as the NAAA (National Arborist Association of Australia). Such memberships demonstrate a willingness on part of the Arborist to stay up to date on the latest techniques and industry information.
  2. Check for Arborist Certification ( Certificate in Arboriculture techniques, Certificate in Tree Surgery) . Certified Arbrorists are experienced professionals who have passed examinations on all aspects of Tree care.
  3. Ask for proof of insurance. Professional Arborists will have public liability insurance ($20M)

When choosing a Tree Services company, avoid using ones that: –

  1. Advertises “topping” as a service provided. Professional Arborists know topping/lopping is harmful to trees and is not an acceptable practice.
  2. Has no knowledge of the Australian Standard AS 4373 (Pruning of Amenity Tree).
  3. Uses tree climbing spikes to climb trees that are to be pruned. Climbing spikes can damage trees and should only be used for removals.
  4. Do not have public liability insurance